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Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 toolkit

Don’t forget to download your resources to help you this week. https://mentallyhealthyschools.org.uk/resources/mental-health-awareness-week-2022-toolkit-of-resources/?utm_source=afc&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=summerterm&utm_content=calendar A toolkit of resources for Mental Health Awareness Week 2022, highlighting this year’s theme of loneliness.

#KindnessMatters

NB: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/ Did you know kindness can help reduce stress and improve our emotional wellbeing? Research shows that being kind has clear benefits for our mental health. Find out more about what these benefits are from the kindness matters guide https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/kindness/kindness-matters-guide?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter

Build Back Childhood

https://www.ncb.org.uk/buildbackchildhood A really interesting read: Before the pandemic, a child’s health, wellbeing and life chances were powerfully shaped by the circumstances of their birth. The pandemic has painfully exposed these inequalities, with disadvantaged children falling even further behind their peers in education, and those who were already vulnerable being put at even greater risk.Image The […]

The Whole School Approach at St Martins

On Tuesday 19th November we visited St Martins specialist school in Alvaston, Derby to see how the school has fully embraced and embedded a whole school approach to its young people’s Emotional and Mental Health. The first thing that is apparent when visiting St Martins and speaking to the staff for the first time is […]

The eight principles

A whole school approach is crucial in tackling mental health effectively and particularly in removing stigma, by working universally across the school community. This diagram illustrates the eight principles to developing a whole school or college approach to emotional wellbeing and is taken from ‘Promoting children and young people’s emotional health and wellbeing – a […]